New Local Plan 2014 - 2029 - latest update

Inspector's Report on the Chichester Local Plan: Key Policies 2014-2029

The Inspector has carefully considered all the representations submitted in response to the Council's proposed modifications and the Council has received the Inspector's Report. All documents can be downloaded below.


Local Plan Examination - the final scheduled session on the examination in to the Chichester Local Plan: Key Policies Pre-submission 2014-2029 was held on 3 December and the Council has consulted on the Proposed Modifications it considered were required to make the Plan sound. Any minor changes required on the basis of accuracy, clarity or for updating purposes will be included in the adopted version of the Chichester Local Plan. The Proposed Modifications consultation ran for six weeks from 8 January 2015 until 5.00pm Thursday 19 February 2015. All comments received were sent to the independent Inspector, Sue Turner, for her consideration.

Comments can be viewed on the council's consultation portal

Submission under Regulation 22 of The Town and Country Planning (Local Planning) (England) Regulations 2012

On 30 May 2014, the Chichester Local Plan: Key Policies 2014-2029 and supporting documents were submitted for independent examination to the Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government via the Planning Inspectorate. To view the hearing dates and other submission documents, please view the Local Plan Examination Library.

The Local Plan provides the broad policy framework and a long-term strategy to manage development, protect the environment, deliver infrastructure and promote sustainable communities within Chichester District (excluding the area within the South Downs National Park) to 2029. Once adopted, all planning applications will be assessed against the policies in the Local Plan.

Planning for the future of Chichester District